Makeup & Hair Design for the Arts at MidKent College (Inc Medway School of Arts) - UCAS

Course summary

This is a two year HND course, which upon successful completion allows you to apply for a third 'Top-Up' year and convert into a BA (Hons) Degree. This is a highly practical course where students will be encouraged to express ideas and communicate information using traditional methods and professional software applications, and demonstrate a commitment to exploring the creative, socially responsible and commercial potential of the makeup and hair design for the creative industries. You are expected to engage in reflective practice which explores the relationship between the client and artist to create effective designs for a range of applications and contexts. Contextual Studies will underpin your practical learning to ensure you are aware of contemporary practice and have the skills to critically analyse and evaluate your own work and the work of others. Work based learning is central to the programme to ensure you have the opportunity to network with practising artists and designers, and work on live projects and gain industry work experience.


Year One: • Inclusive Artist • Contextual Research & Referencing • Creative Professional • Digital Interactions • Editorial Practice • Specialist Skills for TV & Film Year Two: • Culture & Context for Fashion • Innovation for Fashion • Character Design for Film & Performance • Artistry in Industry

Assessment method

Assessment will be through a submission of a sketchbooks / portfolio of practical experiments, reflective journals, essays, and presentations evaluating the research undertaken and how it enabled students to reach conclusions.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition, you should hold a minimum of five GCSE passes at Grade 4 / C or above, including English and Maths. Mature learners (over 21 at start of the programme) without formal qualifications as stipulated above are welcome to apply and will be assessed for suitability for the programme on the knowledge and skills demonstrated in their portfolio and may be required to complete a written task. Applicants with alternative qualifications are welcome to apply.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

The course will cost £6,000 per year and can be financed through an undergraduate student loan via Student Finance England Get undergraduate student finance: step by step - GOV.UK (
Makeup & Hair Design for the Arts at MidKent College (Inc Medway School of Arts) - UCAS